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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Richard Allen, 731st Air Mobility Squadron special planning supervisor, and Airman 1st Class Kevin Johnston, 731st AMS special planning technician, toss a securing net over an ammunitions shipping build during routine shipping operations at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Nov. 2, 2016. The special handlers provide storage and shipping requirements for critical military items across the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dillian Bamman) Mobility Airmen safeguard critical items at Osan
One small group of U.S. Airmen hold the responsibility of accepting, storing and transferring these critical items aiding in the safety and stability of the Republic of Korea. From a small blood sample to aircraft ammunition, the 731st Air Mobility Squadron Special Handling Section assists in the distribution of critical military items to military installations across the Korean Peninsula.
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The crewmembers of “ICE12” and Team McChord Airmen display the U.S. flag Oct. 21, 2016, at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. ICE12 commemorated the first ever Air Force Antarctic flight flown 60 years ago. (Courtesy photo) McChord Airmen complete 60 years of Antarctic airlift
On Oct. 21 Airmen from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, flew from Christchurch, New Zealand to McMurdo Station, Antarctica, tracing a similar flight pattern to one flown 60 years earlier.  The flight commemorated the first ever U.S. Air Force Antarctic flight flown in a Douglas C-124 Globemaster II, named “Miss North Carolina” Oct. 21,
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Senior Master Sgt. Kyle Gurnon, 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs cargo onto a C-130J Super Hercules at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia before a mission to Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Oct. 21, 2016. The 737th EAS flew the first coalition mission into the airfield since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Richardson/Released) 737th EAS flies first mission into Q-West
The 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron flew two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft into Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Oct. 21, 2016, the first coalition aircraft to land on the airfield since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve. The aircraft landed mere hours after repairs to the runway were completed, a project that’s been underway since Iraqi
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tayler Gardner, 7th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, guides a 60K loader toward the back of a C-17 Globemaster III Oct. 21, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Loadmasters supervise the loading and unloading of cargo and personnel on the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Nieves Camacho) Mobility Airmen provide global reach to Turkey

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Default Air Force Logo U.S. Strategic Command's Exercise Global Thunder set to begin
U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) headquarters staff, components and task forces will participate in exercise Global Thunder, which starts Oct. 24.The annual command post and field training exercise is designed to train USSTRATCOM forces and assess joint operational readiness across all Unified Command Plan-assigned mission areas.“Testing our
0 10/21
2016
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced in June that transgender individuals will now be able to openly serve in the U.S. armed forces. The Air Force’s implementation guidance addresses the specific procedures to support the new policy. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Kat Bailey) Air Force issues implementation guidance for transgender Airmen
Air Force officials released transgender implementation guidance Oct. 7 addressing specific procedures for transitioning and requesting an official change in gender as well as associated guidance in areas ranging from medical and privacy issues to deployments, fitness standards, and dress and appearance.The guidance, available here, follows the
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A LC-130 Skibird with the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing, departs for McMurdo Station, Antarctica, from Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York Oct. 18, 2016. This is the 29th season that the unit will participate in Operation Deep Freeze, the military component of the U.S. Antarctic Program, which is managed by the National Science Foundation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. William Gizara) Guardsmen, ski-equipped planes begin annual migration to South Pole
Airmen and ski-equipped aircraft from the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing have started their annual journey to Antarctica.Two ski-equipped LC-130 Hercules aircraft and 23 Airmen left Stratton Air National Guard Base on Tuesday, October 18 to participate in the wing’s 29th season supporting Operation Deep Freeze, the military
0 10/19
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U.S. Airmen assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Wing guide Soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division as they exit a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise RED FLAG-Alaska 17-1, Oct. 13, 2016. RF-A is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joseph Swafford) Airmen provide mobility expertise during RED FLAG-Alaska
Over the course of 12 days in October with temperatures dropping below freezing in the “Last Frontier” Airmen from the 621stContingency Response Wing provided rapid global mobility expertise during RED FLAG-Alaska 17-1. The 621st CRW Airmen worked three different locations throughout Alaska assuring Paratroopers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team
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U.S. Marines with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Southern Command board a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, Oct. 8, 2016, for a deployment to Port-au-Prince, Haiti where they will augment approximately 150 other Soldiers, Airmen and Marines from Joint Task Force-Bravo and SPMAGTF-SC who deployed earlier this week with two CH-53E Super Stallion, three CH-47 Chinook, and two UH-60L and two HH-60L Black Hawk helicopters to provide heavy and medium lift to support the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission. While in Haiti, SPMAGTF-SC and JTF-Bravo personnel are part of Joint Task Force Matthew, a temporary command established by SOUTHCOM in Port-au-Prince, under the command of U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Cedric Pringle, to coordinate and execute the combined Department of Defense supporting elements that include the Marine and Army aircraft from Soto Cano and ships and aircraft from the Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David Liapis) Dover supports humanitarian relief in Haiti
Two C-17A Globemaster IIIs and aircrews from the 3d Airlift Squadron, Dover AFB, flew humanitarian and relief supplies into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in support of Joint Task Force Matthew from Oct. 6 to 9, 2016.
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U.S. Marines with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Southern Command board a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, Oct. 8, 2016, for a deployment to Port-au-Prince, Haiti where they will augment approximately 150 other Soldiers, Airmen and Marines from Joint Task Force-Bravo and SPMAGTF-SC who deployed earlier this week with two CH-53E Super Stallion, three CH-47 Chinook, and two UH-60L and two HH-60L Black Hawk helicopters to provide heavy and medium lift to support the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission. While in Haiti, SPMAGTF-SC and JTF-Bravo personnel are part of Joint Task Force Matthew, a temporary command established by SOUTHCOM in Port-au-Prince, under the command of U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Cedric Pringle, to coordinate and execute the combined Department of Defense supporting elements that include the Marine and Army aircraft from Soto Cano and ships and aircraft from the Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David Liapis) Mobility Air Forces enables JTF-Bravo deployment to Haiti
U.S. Air Force heavy airlift was called upon to support approximately 200 Soldiers, Airmen and Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Southern Command and Joint Task Force-Bravo who deployed this week with two CH-53E Super Stallion, three CH-47 Chinook, and two UH-60L and two HH-60L Black Hawk helicopters to provide heavy and medium lift to support the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission to alleviate human suffering and bolster Haitian disaster response capabilities.
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